Auction 122, Lot 789

"Charta Exhibens Situm Antiquum Carthaginis, Uticae Tunetis et Sinus Carthaginiensis [on sheet with] A Bird's View of the Situation of Antient Carthage", Anon.

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1750 (circa)


Color: Black & White

6.8 x 11.5 inches
17.3 x 29.2 cm

Two well-engraved maps on a single page focus on ancient Carthage, located on the Mediterranean coast of North Africa. The upper map is a view of the Bay of Tunis and its environs in ancient times, including the sites of Utica and ancient Carthage. On the lower half of the page is a view of the site of ancient Carthage with a letter key to its points of interest.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $80 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 12/5/2007